Climatic Hazards

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The pressure in an anti cyclone is above......
1000
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What do wide spaced isobars show
Gental winds
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What do close isobars show
Turbulance
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What type of clouds bring heavy showers, thuder and lightning?
Cubulonimbus
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What type of clouds bring warm rain?
Stratus Clouds
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What clouds are just clouds and bring no weather?
Cirrus
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What type of clouds bring prolonged rain?
Cumulus
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On a synoptic chart is the warm front shown by half moons or bunting?
Half moons that are red
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On a synoptic chart is the cold front shown by half moons or bunting?
Bunting that is blue
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What types of weather happen in the summer through high pressure
High temperature, few clouds, calm wind, low humidity
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What types of weather happen in the winter through high pressure
Low temperature, few to no clouds, little wind, no humidity
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the SE?
Tropical Continental
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the SW?
Tropical Maritime
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the S?
Returning Polar maritime
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the NW?
Polar Maritime
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the N?
Artic Maritime
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What air mass effecting the UK comes from the E?
Polar Continental
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What is caused by low pressure, snow and strong winds
Blizzared
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What is caused by a high pressure anti cyclone
Frost
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What is caused by a temperature inversion
Fogg
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What is caused by an anti cyclone with no rain
Drought
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What is caused by warm air and little clouds
Heat Wave
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What happens after a depression or anti-cyclone
Storm
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What happens when warm air is pushed up and meets the cold front
Gail
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What is a compound hazard?
An event which produces many hazardous impacts
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What is the Coriolis effect?
Deflecting force produced by the rotation of the earth
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What is a Hurricane?
A tropical storm in the Atlantic
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What is a Typhoon?
A tropical storm in the Western Pacific
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What is a Cyclone?
A tropical storm in Southern Asia
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What is an eye?
The central area of a tropical storm by calm conditions
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What is a depression?
Low pressure system caused when warm air masses rise over colder air masses
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What is an easterly wave
An area of low pressure that travels eas with the trade wind zone
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What is Latent heat?
The heat that is either released or absorbed by an air mass as it changes state
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